1. The murderer of his father.

2. The crime of one who murders his father. Same as Parricide.

(Pat`ri*mo"ni*al) a. [L. patrimonialis: cf. F. patrimonial.] Of or pertaining to a patrimony; inherited from ancestors; as, a patrimonial estate.

(Pat`ri*mo"ni*al*ly), adv. By inheritance.

(Pat"ri*mo*ny) n.; pl. Patrimonies [L. patrimonium, fr. pater father: cf. F. patrimoine. See Paternal.]

1. A right or estate inherited from one's father; or, in a larger sense, from any ancestor. "'Reave the orphan of his patrimony." Shak.

2. Formerly, a church estate or endowment. Shipley.

(Pa"tri*ot) n. [F. patriote; cf. Sp. patriota, It. patriotto; all fr. Gr. a fellow-countryman, fr. established by forefathers, fr. father. See Father.] One who loves his country, and zealously supports its authority and interests. Bp. Hall.

Such tears as patriots shaed for dying laws.

(Pa"tri*ot), a. Becoming to a patriot; patriotic.

(Pa`tri*ot"ic) a. [Cf. F. patriotique, Gr. belonging to a fellow-countryman.] Inspired by patriotism; actuated by love of one's country; zealously and unselfishly devoted to the service of one's country; as, a patriotic statesman, vigilance.

(Pa`tri*ot"ic*al) a. Patriotic; that pertains to a patriot.Pa`tri*ot"ic*al*ly, adv.

(Pa"tri*ot*ism) n. [Cf. F. patriotisme.] Love of country; devotion to the welfare of one's country; the virtues and actions of a patriot; the passion which inspires one to serve one's country. Berkley.

(Pa`tri*pas"sian) n. [LL. Patripassiani, pl.; L. pater father + pati, passus, to suffer: cf. F. patripassiens.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of a body of believers in the early church who denied the independent preëxistent personality of Christ, and who, accordingly, held that the Father suffered in the Son; a monarchian.Pa`tri*pas"sian*ism n.

(Pa"trist) n. One versed in patristics.

(Pa*tris"tic Pa*tris"tic*al) a. [F. patristique. See Paternal.] Of or pertaining to the Fathers of the Christian church.

The voluminous editor of Jerome anf of tons of patristic theology.
I. Taylor.

(Pa*tris"tics) n. That departnent of historical theology which treats of the lives and doctrines of the Fathers of the church.

(Pa"tri*zate) v. i. [L. patrissare, patrizare;cf. Gr. .] To imitate one's father. [R.]

(Pa*troc"i*nate) v. t. [L. patrocinatus, p. p. of patrocinari to patronize, fr. patronus patron.] To support; to patronize. [Obs.] Urquhart.

(Pa*troc`i*na"tion) n. The act of patrocinating or patronizing. [Obs.] "Patrocinations of treason." Bp. Hall.

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